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Indian Navy’s Training Squadron in Colombo

Three ships from the Indian Navy’s First Training Squadron, namely Indian Naval Ships TIR and SUJATA, and Indian Coast Guard Ship VARUNA, are visiting Colombo from 15 – 18 April 2016.

INS - TIR
Coast Guard Ship VARUNA
INS - SUJATA
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Major health, development and economic gains from tobacco tax increases

A study finding published by the World Health Organization recently reveals that tobacco tax increases can prevent millions of smoking-attributable deaths throughout the world and contribute to the achievement of global health objectives.

Major health, development and economic gains from tobacco tax increases
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Narendra Modi’s Act East Policy should be beneficial to NE people

India’s Look East Policy (LEP) was to foster extensive economic and strategic relations with member nations of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) in order to bolster its standing as a regional power and a counterweight to the strategic influence of the People’s Republic of China.

Narendra Modi’s Act East Policy should be beneficial to NE people
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Should Celebrity Endorsements End?

A parliamentary committee, headed by a TDP Member, J.C. Divakar Reddy, is reported to have proposed a hefty fine (up to Rs 5o lakhs) and a long jail term (up to five years) for celebrities who ‘mislead’ consumers/ buyers with their endorsements. The proposal has not been given a legal shape yet. It has to be accepted by the government and passed by parliament to become a law of the land. Nonetheless. the recommendation needs to be considered in all seriousness and merits wide support because there have been instances when public has felt ‘cheated’ by endorsement by their favourite film star or sporting personality.

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